• In My Mother's Eyes: Her Ocular Melanoma Story

    13 days ago - By Sun & Skin Cancer

    Jeanne Wiley in 1978, a few years after her cancer diagnosis
    When I was growing up, I noticed my mom, Jeanne, had a peculiar habit: if I was on her left side when we walked together, she would always move me over to her right. I can still remember the sensation of her stopping, gently grabbing my hand or my waist, and maneuvering us until I was on her right side, so she could see me.
    When 3-D movies became popular in the 1990s, Mom didn't have much interest in seeing them. Because she doesn't have any depth perception, the blurry images that you see without 3-D glasses stay blurry for her...
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